Liquidating a Language

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On the totalitarian liquidation of the use and intergenerational transmission of the German language in the German section of Upper Silesia during the latter half of the 1940s. The Allies granted postwar Poland with this area at the Potsdam Conference.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 27 Jun 2020


  • cultural genocide
  • linguistic genocide
  • linguocide
  • Upper Silesia
  • Poland
  • Germany


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